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There are 5 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Ubon (UBP) SGN - UBP

$78 - $198

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Bus via Leang Heng Bookshop  •  23h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Aranyaprathet
  3. Take the bus from Aranyaprathet to Surin
  4. Take the bus from Surin to Ubon Ratchathani

$35 - $51

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Bus  •  24h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express to Siem Reap Mekong Express
  2. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Pakse
  3. Take the bus from Pakse to Ubon Ratchathani

$58

Bus, minivan  •  27h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express to Siem Reap Mekong Express
  2. Take the minivan from Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer to Pakse
  3. Take the bus from Pakse to Ubon Ratchathani

$59 - $63

Drive  •  11h 18m

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani 405.8 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani is to bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 23h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani is to fly which costs $75 - $200 and takes 3h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani. However, there are services departing from Ho Chi Minh City and arriving at Ubon Ratchathani via Leang Heng Bookshop, Phnom Penh, Aranyaprathet and Surin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 35m.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Ubon Ratchathani is 534 km. The road distance is 649.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani without a car is to bus which takes 23h 35m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani, including transfers.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani bus services, operated by Khai Nam Transport, depart from Ho Chi Minh City station.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani is to fly which takes 3h 46m and costs $75 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 23h 35m.

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There is no direct flight from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Ubon Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 20m and has one stopover.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, arrive at Ubon Ratchathani station.

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Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani.
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  • Distance: 333.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

What companies run services between Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand?

Nok Air, Thai Airways International and six other airlines fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani via Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus, Leang Heng Bookshop, Soriya Cinema, Phnom Penh, Aranyaprathet, and Surin in around 23h 35m.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Ubon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Ubon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Ubon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Ubon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Bus operators
Khai Nam Transport
Phone
0972 098 300
Email
khainam_vietnam@yahoo.com
Website
en.khainamtransport.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
en.khainamtransport.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Phnom Penh to Aranyaprathet
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Pakse to Ubon Ratchathani
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Yellow Bus
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Surin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Nakhonchai Air
Mekong Express
Phone
85512787839
Email
info@catmekongexpress.com
Website
catmekongexpress.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express to Siem Reap Mekong Express
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
catmekongexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Pakse to Ubon Ratchathani
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
AVT Asia Van Transfer
Phone
+855 63 963 853
Website
asiavantransfer.com
Bus from Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer to Pakse
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
asiavantransfer.com
Book at
baolau.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani is 649 km. It takes approximately 11h 18m to drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Ubon Ratchathani.

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Thai Airways International, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Mentari and four other airlines offer flights from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Ubon Airport.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Ubon Ratchathani. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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